It is time to start making plans for fall!  The Water 2.0 Data Analytics for the Water Industry Conference is just a few weeks away.

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Water 2.0 – Data Analytics for the Water Industry Conference
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Conference Location:
Foley & Lardner LLP
3000 K Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20007-5109

The conference is spearheaded by the Water Innovations Alliance Foundation (WIAF), an organization that promotes the development of water technologies through innovation. Event co-sponsors include companies such as GE, American Water, Duke Energy and Watercura®.

The registration fee includes lunch and a post-conference networking reception.

The Water 2.0 Data Analytics for the Water Industry Conference will focus on the use of data analytics, software and cyber security for water utilities. Those in attendance will include water and energy industry authorities, utility professionals and representatives from the EPA.











We are excited to have the following talented SPEAKERS from the water industry:

Legal issues and best practices for Big Data analytics and data security in the water utilities industry
Chanley T. Howell, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP

Discovering Water 2.0: How Dynamic Data Analysis is transforming the water industry with a wellspring of new scientists
Kenneth E. Russell, Ph.D., Author of Social Knowledge

The Industrial Internet – Making it Real. Today.
– Robert J. Gates, P.E., Global Marketing Director Manufacturing, GE Intelligent Platforms

Financing innovative water technology companies
Scott B. Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities LLC

Get Social: Connecting water resources and increasing the flow of knowledge
– Becky Scott, Social Knowledge Program Manager, Cisco

Fluorescence-based cell assay for high-throughput detection of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in water sources
Diana A. Stavreva, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, National Cancer Institute, CCR, NIH

Carbon Capture: Predicting, Managing and Optimizing Water Treatment
Gary Miller, President & Chief Operating Officer, ClearCove Systems

Little Data…Before Big Data
Richard E. Hyman, Author of FROGMEN

Additional SPEAKERS include:
Christopher Peacock, Director Strategic Accounts, FATHOM
Paul Gagliardo, M.P.H., P.E., Manager – Innovation Development, American Water
Alan Hinchman, Chief Operating Officer, The Water Initiative
David Schoenberger, CIO, Secure Cloud Systems, LLC
Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies, Inc.
Maryanne E. McGowan, CPA, CEM, Manager, Business Strategy & Implementation, Duke Energy
– Speaker from the FBI: Economic Espionage Program

JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-2000

$329 per night

Cut-off date to receive room block rate is Friday, October 16, 2105


Surge in tech investment shows the days of cheap water are over
Ucilia Wang
The Guardian

GE names a new vice-chair – and she is . . .
Patricia Sellers

Recycled swimware is a hot new trend
Colleen Kane

Federal judge blocks Obama’s water rule
Timothy Cama
The Hill

Women and Water
Jim Lauria
Our Water Counts Blog

Keeping an Eye on Water Contamination
Jill Burdette
Our Water Counts Blog

Water Innovation: The Evolution of Consumer Water Filtration
Vincent Caprio
Our Water Counts Blog

The Black Lagoon or the Blue Lagoon?
Jim Lauria
Our Water Counts Blog

The Latest from California: Are We Headed for Mega-drought?
Richard Kreidler
Our Water Counts Blog

Hope to see you at the Water 2.0 Conference in November!